A long time ago, back before I had my own laptop (and actually, probably before my family even had a home computer – just my mother’s work laptop that she would bring home on the weekends sometimes) I was really into writing. Okay, that was a lousy way of wording things – I’m still into […]
“Be someone you would like to remember.” What advice would you give to yourself in your senior years? At Life After 50, Lynn compiles 18 pieces of wisdom for her older self.
What is the state of neighborhoods in America, in general? Cornell Chronicle (source) provides an answer, and it does not look good for many. To turn things around, MIT says the level of education in the neighborhood is the key. But how do neighborhoods attract highly educated people? The following is from Cornell: America has […]
The Christmas tree was lit Only one thing left to do String together popcorn To create the perfect view I carefully threaded the needle Making sure it was nice and strong One by one, I gathered them To make the strand grow long There was just one problem My tree was much too tall I […]
We were sure that last year would be our dog Lucy’s very last Christmas. She was fifteen years old, and had survived a couple of serious health issues. Signs of her aging were obvious: stiffness in her joints, hearing loss, and worst of all, a digestive system that obviously could no longer handle the variety […]
Today I made a list of possible sweets I want to make for Christmas. The first one is a must, because I just love the crunchy feeling in that dessert. Also, it is so easy to do and with no great skills. How about your list? Is it long, short, easy or difficult? Chocolate baklava […]